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Tesla is indicating it’s serious about introducing an electric semi by seeking permission to test self-driving versions in California and Nevada. Spokespeople for the Department of Motor Vehicles in California and Nevada confirmed meetings were scheduled in California for yesterday and previously held in Nevada. California doesn’t yet have rules in place governing the testing […]

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We’re just 10 years away from most new cars being autonomous, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. “It will be rare for a car to be produced in 10 years’ time that is not autonomous,” he said. Autocar reported that he was speaking at the summer meeting of the National Governance Association. That’s the organization […]

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Tesla’s Autopilot self-driving system is being blamed in a rollover crash in Minnesota that injured five. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of the vehicle, 58-year old David Clark, was approaching an intersection when he turned the Autopilot system on, causing the car accelerate suddenly and veer off the road. The vehicle […]

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Tesla has begun installing the latest version of its Autopilot semi-autonomous technology. The update adds a new control algorithm for Autosteer to smooth out the car’s control along with adding automatic perpendicular parking and automatic display brightness adjustments. Automatic Emergency Braking has also been reactivated to work at all speeds on newer cars, as previously […]

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Consumer Reports has raised Tesla’s safety scores but expects to see improvements made at highway speeds. The product review magazine has restored some of the points taken away in April from the Tesla Model S and Model X over the automatic emergency braking (AEB) system being removed as a standard feature on these vehicles in […]

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Tesla released Autopilot version 8.1 last week with a few features added, but only one allows the driver to be out of the car. Tesla’s update added a few new features, and one of them, “Summon,” added the self-driving parking function to second-generation Autopilot cars. It had become available for first generation Autopilot cars starting […]

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Tesla has sued its former director of Autopilot Sterling Anderson, accusing him of stealing company information and trying to recruit Tesla employees. The lawsuit, which was filed earlier this week at the Superior Court of California, claims that Anderson took confidential information from Tesla with the aim of using it for his own self-driving start-up, […]

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Tesla’s Autopilot software will transition from being an “Enhanced Autopilot” system to completely self-driving in three to six months. Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the automaker’s “Enhanced Autopilot” technology would be offered on all of its vehicles that are equipped with “Hardware 2.0.” The update, which was originally launched last December, […]

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As part of its latest update, Tesla is forcing its Autopilot semi-autonomous system to obey the speed limits on city streets and non-divided highways. Before the update, Tesla owners were able to set Autopilot at up to five mph over the posted speed limit, but now that leeway is being removed when the car is […]

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Tesla Motors should have enough cash to get through the closure of the SolarCity merger, CEO Elon Musk said this morning during a CNBC interview. Tesla has been pressured by investors and analysts recently on whether there will be enough synergy between the electric carmaker and solar energy company to justify the merger. Earlier this […]

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